Malta Maritime Seed Award: supporting technological innovations in the maritime field

Malta Marittima and the University of Malta have launched the Maritime Seed Award (MarSA) in a bid to support entrepreneurs and researchers in taking their maritime related ventures from concept to commercialisation.  The programme is run together with the support of the University’s Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO), TAKEOFF Business Incubator, and Centre for Entrepreneurship and […]

The TAKEOFF Seed Fund Awards: Supporting Discovery, Innovation, Knowledge and Impact

Researchers and entrepreneurs will be able to benefit from a maximum of €25,000 to start and grow their ideas through this year’s TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) which was launched today, the 6th May 2020. A total of €100,000 will be allocated through this competitive call which closes at noon on Monday 25 May 2020.  The […]

Business idea cultivation at the University of Malta

The fifth edition of the Takeoff Seed Fund Awards (Tosfa) saw €100,000 being distributed between seven promising start-ups and proof of concept projects. This year’s increasing interest and sheer quality of entries marks another healthy milestone for the ground-breaking scheme initiated a few years ago between the Economy Ministry, the University of Malta’s Centre for […]

The University of Malta TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award 

For the 5th year running, the TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) will support researchers and entrepreneurs with their innovative technologies and business concepts. A total of €100,000 will be awarded through a competitive process whereby the best written applications are shortlisted for a live pitch in front of a panel of judges, with the top […]

Four University of Malta research projects awarded €240,000 in new pilot programme

The University of Malta recently launched a new pilot programme to award four prospective research projects by university researchers, a total of €60,000 each over two years. The funds will cover expenses and costs such as those for research assistants, data gathering and surveys, software, consumables, conferences, dissemination and outreach etc. The projects will be […]

University of Malta puts up €100,000 in seed funding to help start-ups take off

Entrepreneurs, start-ups and researchers can tap €100,000 in seed funding offered by a University of Malta award. The Take Off seed fund award (TOSFA), now in its fourth year, seeks to aid entrepreneurs, start-ups and researchers mould their ideas and technologies into investor-ready and market-ready businesses. Entrepreneurs and start-ups devoted to furthering their ideas for […]

Third €100,000 Malta Seed Fund enables start-ups to take off

The Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business today handed out funds at this year’s €100,000 Seed Fund Award during a ceremony which was presided over by the Rector of the University of Malta, Prof.  Alfred J. Vella. This year’s €100,000 TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award will benefit 9 researchers and entrepreneurs to help them […]

University of Malta TAKEOFF Seed Fund launched for €100,000 in awards

The Ministry for The Economy, Investment and Small Business (MEIB) and the University of Malta have launched the 2016 edition of the TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) at the University’s TAKEOFF Business Incubator. The sum of €100,000 will be allocated through the Award to entrepreneurs and researchers to help move their innovative ideas and technologies […]